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The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

Architectural landscape awards: healing gardens, penguin viewing areas and nature trails

From urban hospital gardens to penguin viewing areas, from gorge trails to cultural precincts, all the projects focused on green spaces and sustainably minded infrastructure ‘to promote health, social and economic prosperity for urban and regional communities’.

Awards

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Wild modern home has 9 vegetated roof terraces

This is how you do urban farming<p>While Vietnam is no stranger to radical vertical homes, this contemporary home in city of Ha Tinh certainly stands out—after all, the house manages to spread nine vegetated terraces over three breezy stories. Indeed, described by H&P Architects as “agritecture” (that …

Japanese Artist Transforms Old Newspapers Into Expressive Creatures

Chie Hitotsuyama upcycles the animal kingdom in a colorful sculpture series.<p>Spirited monkeys, inquisitive rabbits, placid walruses, and other species come to life in Chie Hitotsuyama's studio. Working with glue and twisted rolls of newspaper, the Tokyo-based artist crafts three-dimensional …

43 pallet ideas that you can directly copy

Throughout the world—and particularly Hong Kong—there is a growing awareness of the environment and the need to protect it for future generations. …

The Real Secret to Melting Fat

Science proves that high intensity interval training burns more fat in less time than a steady-state approach. When done strategically, HIIT can also …

Exercise

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

Attention-Seeking Guy From New Jersey Paddleboards to Meeting in a Suit<p>Lifting Slow and Steady May Help You Make More Gains<p>The 20-minute Functional …

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 [INFOGRAPHIC]

<b>The Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2016 by Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist</b><p>Sometimes the world is not yet ready for a new technology to enter the …

What I Use: Must-Have Gadgets for Any Trip

I travel a lot for work and pleasure, and if I’m going to be spending at least one night away from home, I make sure to pack my laptop bag and a …

Gear & Gadgets

Mirage House disappears with a flat roof on the hills of Greece by Kois Associated Architects

<b>A perfect and pure flat roof covers the hills of Tinos Island of Greece, proposed by Greece-based architecture firm</b> <b>Kois Associated Architects</b><b>.</b> Called</b> …

Aegean Sea

Why You Need An Architect to Design Residential Buildings..!

Are all residential buildings designed by architects? Sadly… No!<p>Do you need an architect for house design? The answer is…Yes!<p>Now to further drive the …

The Best Travel Products of 2015

Not only is this Rimowa carry-on a stunner, but its utilitarian inside includes a quilted tech fabric with two removable dividers to maximize …

16 Interesting Signs You're A Highly Creative Person (And You May Not Know It Yet)

Creativity knows no bounds. But we as humans are finite, so where does that leave us with creativity?<p>Truth be told, having the gift to create is not …

Creativity

Review: HP’s Spectre shows a great ultrabook can suffer from being thin

Your next laptop will most likely be thinner than the one you have now. That’s because some Windows PC makers like HP aren’t keen with the thinness of even their own offerings. So, their designers and execs have gone all-out to design (with some compromise) an ultrabook so thin, it beats the …

Gear & Gadgets

20 of the most beautiful libraries in the world

A library can be a second home for a bibliophile.<p>They come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of embellishment. The nearly 300-year-old State Hall in Vienna, Austria, boasts carved wooden galleries, baroque-style statues, and frescos, while Taipei's Beitou Branch resembles a treehouse more than a …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …